Mitsubishi Heavy 'targeted by over 50 computer viruses'
Japanese defence contractor Mitsubishi Heavy has been hit by over 50 separate computer viruses in a series of cyber attacks so far this year, a report said Monday.
Microsoft anti-virus program evicts Chrome browser
Microsoft raced to fix an anti-virus program that targeted Google's Chrome browsing software as a malicious threat and kicked it off computers.
Active self-defense strategy best deterrent against cyber-attacks
With the threats of cybercrime, cyberterrorism and cyberwarfare looming over our hyper-connected world, the best defense for the U.S. might be a good offense, says new research by a University of Illinois expert in technology ...
Two Latvians indicted in US in 'scareware' scam
Two Latvians have been indicted and dozens of computers and servers seized in the United States and Europe in a crackdown on international cybercrime, the US Justice Department said Wednesday.
Hackers aim ruse at Apple computer users
Hackers are out to trick Apple computer users into infecting Macintosh machines with malicious code pretending to be legitimate security software.
CACR: MacDefender shows Apple users no longer immune from cyberattacks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Long considered the shining example of computer security, Apple Macintosh computers are becoming serious targets of cyberattacks, according to Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research ...
Criminals, spies swamp cyber world: experts
Finally the world has a hacker-proof communications device. The bad news? It's a brick in a glass case. The joke, told to a cyber conference Tuesday in New York, illustrates what top US experts describe as ...
Smartphones under growing threat from hackers
Smartphones are under a growing menace from cyber-criminals seeking to hack into web-connected handsets, but the mobile industry has contained the threat so far, security experts said.
British town to offer free wi-fi to all residents
Swindon has become the first place in Britain to offer free wireless Internet access to all its 186,000 residents, in what is thought to be the first such scheme, officials said on Tuesday.
Comcast tries pop-up alerts to warn of infections
(AP) -- Comcast Corp. wants to enlist its customers in a fight against a huge problem for Internet providers - the armies of infected personal computers, known as "botnets," that suck up bandwidth by sending spam and facilitating ...
Hackers expose slew of Hotmail acount passwords
Microsoft on Monday blocked access to thousands of Hotmail accounts in response to hackers plundering password information and posting it online.
Stolen-data trove offers look inside a botnet
(AP) -- Getting hacked is like having your computer turn traitor on you, spying on everything you do and shipping your secrets to identity thieves.